An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

- Benjamin Franklin (1778)

 

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

- Benjamin Franklin (1778)

 

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

- Benjamin Franklin (1778)

 

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

- Benjamin Franklin (1778)

 

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

- Benjamin Franklin (1778)

About Us

Welcome to Fortress Risk Insurance Services, an Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet Australia. Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd (IAA) is a principal member of the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) and is a part of the publicly listed Austbrokers Group, who have $4.5 billion of gross written premium under management and access an extensive range of insurance products and facilities.

Established in 2011 by Scott Anthony, we work with a select number of clients across Australia.

Fortress Risk Insurance Services is a market leader, experienced in identifying, managing and mitigating risks supported by quality insurance products and services that offer value to the customer. We will be able to offer our customers:

  • Competitively priced products
  • Peace of mind as to the adequacy and content of their insurance covers
  • A sincere and personalised relationship
  • A more profitable, productive and safer workplace for their staff
  • Insurance is the transfer of risk to a third party and as a purchaser of insurance products the focus should be on protection not purely price
OUR PRINCIPAL

OUR TEAM

Scott Anthony
Director

Scott Anthony is an Associate Member of the NIBA College and is an ASIC Accredited Tier 1 Adviser in Insurance broking. Scott has had over 30 years of successful business experience with both international and national companies, the last 20 years as Managing Director of his own and family companies.

Scott’s experience is vast and varied across a range of industries.

  • Industrial electrical distribution, in mining, major industry and building services projects
  • Forestry sector in softwood sawmilling, plantations and national softwood industry executive body of governance
  • Business consultancy, property development and aquaculture investments
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Scott Anthony
Director

Scott Anthony is an Associate Member of the NIBA College and is an ASIC Accredited Tier 1 Adviser in Insurance broking. Scott has had over 30 years of successful business experience with both international and national companies, the last 20 years as Managing Director of his own and family companies.

Scott’s experience is vast and varied across a range of industries.

  • Industrial electrical distribution, in mining, major industry and building services projects
  • Forestry sector in softwood sawmilling, plantations and national softwood industry executive body of governance
  • Business consultancy, property development and aquaculture investments
(03) 6334 1111
AR No: 405190

Mandy King

Mandy has been in the Insurance industry since leaving college in 1998 and joining CGU Insurance, with experience predominantly in all claims divisions. For the past six years Mandy has been focusing on commercial and SME Underwriting.

Mandy is a Senior Associate of the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance and is a Certified Insurance Professional (CIP).

Mandy joined Fortress Risk Insurance Services in 2011 and due to family commitments works three days a week as an Assistant Account Manager, providing support in all aspects of the business.

When not at work Mandy enjoys watching her three children play sport, spending time with family & friends, and getting outdoors with some camping and fishing.

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AR No: 411127

Julie Goss

Julie joined Fortress Risk in 2015 after spending nearly a decade in the Insurance Industry working with Australian & International based broking companies, developing knowledge and experience within all areas of Domestic & Commercial Insurance and Claims Management.

Julie is an Affiliate of ANZIIF and is a Tier 1 qualified Certified Insurance Professional.

Julie is experienced in Senior Administration and prides herself on customer service, attention to detail and is committed to providing a prompt and professional service to all new and existing clients.

When not at work Julie enjoys spending time with family & friends, camping and travelling.

(03) 6334 1111
AR No: 1006530

Adrienne Gregory

Adrienne has been in the insurance industry for more than 20 years working with both National Underwriters and Australian and International based broking companies. During this time Adrienne has undertaken a vast range of roles including underwriting, credit control, office administration, claims to Senior Claims Manager level and Broking including Internal Account Manager. With these varied roles experience has been gained in all areas of the domestic and commercial insurance portfolios.

Adrienne is an Affiliate of ANZIIF and is a Tier 1 qualified Certified Insurance Professional.

Adrienne joined Fortress Risk in 2016 and is enjoying providing a more personal insurance experience for our clients.

When not at work Adrienne enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, going to the beach, bushwalking and eating out.

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Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. Accordingly we never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and build your trust.

As your appointed insurance resellers, Fortress Risk commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.
Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.
Only recommend secure and stable insurers.
Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via instalments.
Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.
INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Our Commitment to You

We appreciate you have many options when it comes to insuring your business. Accordingly we never take your loyalty for granted and commit to do everything in our power to earn, maintain and build your trust.

As your appointed insurance resellers, Fortress Risk commits to:

Conduct an analysis of your risk/needs and recommend the most appropriate covers to protect your assets and liabilities.
Recommend the appropriate insurer to match the risk.
Only recommend secure and stable insurers.
Provide alternatives on your risk retention through various excess options and access to premium funding options to allow you to pay your premiums via instalments.
Provide prompt and timely servicing of your general insurance needs to ensure you are adequately informed of issues that may affect your business.
INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Industry Expertise

Earthmoving and Civil Contracting

Fortress Risk are able to offer insurance options with niche based underwriters to cover mobile plant, machinery, motor, liability and contractual exposures among others. We are also able to arrange policies specifically designed for a diverse range of industries whether small, medium or large. We will work with you to tailor your cover to suit your individual needs.

Engineering, Manufacturing and Trades

Having had close association and working within the areas of Engineering, Manufacturing and Trades for numerous years, we are able to offer insight and understanding to business owners that other Brokers may not be able to provide. Supported by a vast range of insurers and products we are ideally placed to make recommendations for your insurance requirements based on sound knowledge of your industry.

Forestry, Logging and
Transport

Fortress Risk Insurance Services has been involved in and had solid experience within these industries for many years, and is therefore ideally placed to assist you by offering high quality products and services specifically tailored to meet the growing demands of the Forestry, Logging and Transport industries. We can accommodate all classes of insurance with a range of additional options to ensure you have the cover that is right for your operations with a view to protecting your business future.

Motor Trade and Dealerships, and
Fuel Distribution

Determining the right type of insurance to protect your fuel, oil or propane business can be quite confusing and challenging there are significant risks and liabilities associated with this industry. It is imperative you get the right insurance protection to suit your business needs. Fortress Risk are able to assist you in navigating the intricate hurdles you face in obtaining unique insurance requirements for this complex industry.

For your Motor Trade and Dealership needs we are able to offer a customized insurance package providing a range of different insurance types under one policy making it easy to insure your business and removing the need to arrange separate policies.  We are also able to offer exclusive packages that are not available to the direct market.

Farm – Rural, Livestock and
Machinery

From small to large farming operations and major primary producers Fortress Risk is able to arrange insurance to cover risks unique to farming.

We are able to obtain a single product that combines personal, business and small farm cover with additional options and benefits to suit local conditions and circumstances with the flexibility to tailor specific coverage enhancements for your unique risk.

Fortress Risk have access to local insurers who understand the needs of the Tasmanian farmer, however we are also able to access a broad range of Farm Insurers throughout Australia.

Need more information on our industry related products and services?
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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Products & Services

Business Insurance

Having adequate general insurance cover is one of the most fundamental parts of being in business, as it provides invaluable protection against a range of risk events – from equipment and assets to legal liability – reducing financial uncertainty and protecting your livelihood and that of your workforce. Insurance companies provide a wide variety of general business insurance policies so it’s essential to get the right one for your needs.

Business Interruption Insurance

From your family and employees to customers and suppliers, there are a lot of people who are dependent on your business. Given this, have you ever considered what would happen if your were unable to operate due to crucial assets being damaged or destroyed by a major event like fire, flood, significant storm damage or an earthquake?

Contract Works Insurance

You need contract works insurance in place before a peg is put into the ground. Many things can go wrong where building works are involved, whether that be at excavation or even completion stage of any project. This insurance is designed specially to provide any physical damage as well as loss of building materials, fire and malicious damage.

Cyber Insurance
.

In the past two decades the global proliferation of digital technology, and unscrupulous figures seeking to exploit it, has seen cyber risk become one of the leading risk factors for businesses.

Directors & Officers / Management
Liability Insurance

If you have a small to medium sized private company, you could be protected by a policy that covers claims from a wide range of management liabilities, such as; directors and officers liability, company reimbursement, company liability and employment practice liability.

Home & Contents Insurance
.

For most Australians the family home is the largest asset they’ll ever own. This means it’s essential to protect it now with the right insurance cover. After all, no one wants to discover they’re inadequately insured when it’s too late.

Liability Insurance
.

Despite your best intentions sometimes accidents still happen. Today’s businesses are exposed to an ever growing list of legal liabilities.

Marine & Hull Insurance
.

Marine insurance is designed to provide peace of mind, whether you have a pleasure craft that requires insurance or if you are moving cargo across water, land or air. Marine transit covers provides point-to-point coverage between your premises and those of your customers.

Motor Insurance / Commercial / Heavy
Motor Insurance

One of the more common types of business cover, motor/vehicle insurance protects your business fleet against costs arising from theft and accidents. Your policy can be tailored to include a range of commercial vehicles from cars and motorbikes to vans, trucks and even buses and heavy motor vehicles.

Plant & Equipment Insurance

If you have mobile plant and equipment, we can arrange to ensure this plant and equipment is properly insured to protect both the equipment but importantly also the liabilities associated with its use. This product is designed to cover the smallest earthmoving machine though to the largest fixed or mobile crane as examples. This product is designed to cover everything from the smallest of earthmoving machines though to the largest fixed or mobile cranes – and everything in between.

Professional Indemnity

This specialised area of insurance covers liability arising from the ‘professional services’ provided by a business. Importantly, as the nature of modern business continues to change rapidly it’s no longer only for traditional occupations such as Engineers, Accountants, Doctors, Lawyers, Architects and Insurance Brokers.

Property Insurance

A must if you have one or more business premises, property insurance provides financial protection in the event they are damaged or destroyed in a one-off event.

Strata Insurance

Strata Insurance offers you peace of mind by providing liability cover in the event people are injured on common property. Typically it includes cover for lifts, pools, car parks, stairwells, gardens, wiring, balconies, walls, windows, ceilings and floors.

Workers Compensation

Workers’ Compensation is compulsory for all Australian employers. It provides protection to workers if they suffer a work-related injury or illness. Any business that employs or hires workers on a full-time, part-time or casual basis, under an oral or written contract of service or apprenticeship, must have workers compensation insurance that covers their workforce. State and Territory governments regulate the workers’ compensation scheme in their state and, as such, the schemes are often administered in different ways.

Claims

Fortress Risk is wholeheartedly committed to providing fast and efficient claims services and advice. As your trusted business advocate, we will be able to explain what you need to do, and when, to ensure the prompt resolution of your claim. In many cases  we will also be able to liaise with the Insurer on your behalf saving you time and unwanted stress.

Our Claims Management Philosophy

Act fairly in the interests of our clients in the event of a claim
Assist our clients to understand overly technical policy interpretations
Assist our clients to reduce the cost and the number of claims through effective risk management strategies
Assist our clients through difficult times.

In the event of a claim, we will:

Provide our clients with the insurer’s claim form if needed
Arrange for the loss assessor to be appointed if applicable
Advise on the completion of the claim form
Provide advice to ensure clients have received their full entitlements.

We are with you every step of the way. Call our office on
03 6334 1111 
or

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Our Insurance Partners

Local Understanding. National Strength

Fortress Risk Insurance is proud to be an Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet, a network of more than 190 advisers across Australia and New Zealand. Insurance Advisernet is a principal member of the National Brokers Association and the largest member of the publicly listed AUB Group – one of the leading general broking groups in Australasia with over 450,000 clients. This relationship gives Fortress Risk access to unrivalled financial strength, business efficiencies and buying power that spans every major insurer in Australia and New Zealand, even access to major overseas insurers when required.

You can find out more by visiting insuranceadviser.net

70000 clients
over 125000 policies

Strength Under The Insurance Advisernet Banner

Fortress Risk is an Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet Australia. Founded in 1996, Insurance Advisernet operates in both Australia and New Zealand, delivering strength that allows Fortress Risk the benefit of maintaining its local presence whilst also being part of a national group for the products and services needed by our customers in today’s increasingly complex business world.

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Launceston Post Office Building
Ground Floor Tenancy 3
68-72 Cameron Street
Launceston TAS 7250

03 6334 1111

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Fortress Risk Pty Ltd is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd.
AFSL No. 240549. Corporate Authorised Representative No. 1268511.

Copyright 2017 Fortress Risk All Rights Reserved

Fortress Risk Pty Ltd is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Insurance Advisernet Australia Pty Ltd. AFSL No. 240549. Corporate Authorised Representative No. 1268511.